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Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
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PHS students collecting change for food pantry
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Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
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November 15, 2013
Take part in the Parade of Lights
The Perham Lions Festival Committee is still seeking entries for this year’s Holiday Parade of Lights. The parade will be held after sundown in downtown Perham on Friday, Nov. 29. Any interested businesses, community groups or individuals are encouraged to enter a lighted...
November 15, 2013 - 9:56am
November 8, 2013
HONK! This year’s Perham Community Musical
“The Ugly Duckling”: it’s a story most people have heard or read at some point in their lives. This year’s Perham community musical...
November 8, 2013 - 1:03pm
October 11, 2013
Someplace Safe raises awareness of domestic volence
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. To raise awareness, Someplace Safe displayed its regional Clothesline Project at Pizza Ranch for...
October 11, 2013 - 11:21am
October 10, 2013
Hello again, Perham!
It was a trip worth waiting 65 years for. Siblings Chernie, Arthur, Betty and Larry, the children of one of Perham’s last pioneering Jewish...
October 10, 2013 - 3:34pm
September 26, 2013
Perham’s first Day of Caring a success by all accounts
Perham’s first-ever Day of Caring has received praises from all directions within the community. “We had a final count of 92 students,”...
September 26, 2013 - 3:23pm
September 20, 2013
Coats for Kids drive going on now through Oct. 10
The annual Coats for Kids drive is underway in Otter Tail County. The program helps defray costs for parents who may not be able to afford cold weather clothing. Last year, more than 1,500 coats, hats and mittens were distributed to families throughout the county, and organizers...
September 20, 2013 - 10:27am
September 13, 2013
Perham to hold its first Day of Caring
Perham High School students will be volunteering around town next Wednesday, Sept. 18, for the city’s first-ever Day of Caring. Organized by the United Way of Otter Tail County, the Day of Caring is a way for students to contribute and give back to others in their community. Christi...
September 13, 2013 - 11:24am
September 6, 2013
Paying it forward: Woman returns to Perham, 15 years after moving away, to give back to the community she says gave her so much
A mother who benefitted from Perham’s generosity 15 years ago has come back to pay it forward. Former resident Joni Bloomquist said she would have been “living on the streets” back then if not for the support and donations of community members, who rallied around her in her...
September 6, 2013 - 9:58am
Students needed for Day of Caring
Perham’s 1st Annual Day of Caring is coming up on Wednesday, Sept. 18, and Perham High School juniors and seniors are needed as volunteers. Day of Caring projects will include painting, washing windows, raking lawns, landscaping, mulching and more for local senior citizens and...
September 6, 2013 - 9:24am
August 1, 2013
Stuff the Bus coming up next Tuesday
Stuff the Bus school supply collection, on the front lawn of Perham High School on Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Other drop-off sites include Calvary Lutheran, New Creations, and Community Alliance churches in Perham, as well as United Way in Fergus Falls. Stuff the Bus...
August 1, 2013 - 3:35pm
Food shelf makes new hours permanent
After a two month trial period, the Perham Food Shelf has decided to add new afternoon hours one week per month. The food shelf will now be open from 3-5 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month, beginning Aug. 6. The morning hours, which run from 8:30-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday,...
August 1, 2013 - 2:23pm
Bremer Foundation awards Someplace Safe nearly $71K
The Otto Bremer Foundation, majority owner of Bremer Bank, recently awarded $70,970 to Someplace Safe, based in Fergus Falls. The funds will be used to help with community violence prevention education and training. “The Otto Bremer Foundation and Bremer Bank are committed...
August 1, 2013 - 12:26pm
June 21, 2013
Editorial: Community leaders gone, but their legacies will live on
The communities of Perham and New York Mills have recently lost three well known and well respected, long-time leaders, who leave behind many friends, family, and fond memories. They also leave behind their own unique legacies, as each one of them was an outstanding member of the...
June 21, 2013 - 9:47am
May 9, 2013
Perham woman named EOT Child Care Provider of the Year
Joanie Galbrecht has been chosen as this year’s Provider of the Year by the East Otter Tail County Child Care Association. Galbrecht has...
May 9, 2013 - 2:57pm
ITOW social room debuts
After months of work by more than a dozen active volunteers, the new Veterans and Community Social Room at the In Their Own Words Veterans Museum...
May 9, 2013 - 2:51pm